PMG Leadership

Sarah S. Timm, CAE, CMP-HC

President, CEO

Sarah S. Timm, CAE, CMP-HC

President, CEO

Brentwood, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): Husband, Josh; Daughter, Anna Rose; Son, Luke; 2 Boston Terriers, a horse and a fish.
Favorite Podcasts/Books: Too many to name...any mystery or true crime.
My favorite cause:  Room at the Inn
Why I work at PMG: I get to work with insanely intelligent client members and an amazing team of hard working, dedicated people.
Favorite Quote:  "Don't try to teach a pig to sing.  It wastes your time and annoys the pig."
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Chasing a toddler at the barn or a horse show with my daughter!
Culture Index: Architect - A proactive, assertive, take charge person who possesses the ability to think ahead and likes to move forward to attain goals.

"A Certified Association Executive (CAE), Sarah's extensive background in event and association management has honed her skills in strategic development and execution. "

Lindsay (Snyder) Gregory CMP, CMP-HC

Lindsay (Snyder) Gregory CMP, CMP-HC

Vice President of Client Operations

Lindsay (Snyder) Gregory CMP, CMP-HC

Vice President of Client Operations

Lindsay (Snyder) Gregory CMP, CMP-HC

Vice President of Client Operations

Nashville, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): My husband, Jordan, my French bulldog, Chubz, and my Tibetan Terrier, Jinx
Favorite Podcasts: Juicy Scoop by Heather McDonald and Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
My favorite cause: The Elephant Sanctuary
Why I work at PMG: Our team is top notch! I also enjoy having an impact on the psychiatry and neuroscience communities by providing the operational management that non-profit societies need to make a difference in the field.
Favorite Quote:  “Love and do what you will.” St. Augustine
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Trying a new restaurant or cheering on the Nashville Predators in Smashville.
Culture Index: Persuader - A proactive, outgoing and charismatic communicator who works at a fast pace and enjoys change.

"With an extensive background in event management, Lindsay is a Certified Meeting Professional - Healthcare (CMP-HC) that excels in driving client operations and executing flawless meetings."

Dawn Keglor, CAE

Dawn Keglor, CAE

Vice President of Association Management

Dawn Keglor, CAE

Vice President of Association Management

Dawn Keglor, CAE

Vice President of Association Management

Hendersonville, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): My husband Jim and my two four-legged boys, Vinnie and Jack
Favorite Book: A Liberated Mind by Steven C. Hayes, PhD
My favorite cause:  Make-A-Wish Foundation
Why I work at PMG: I work at PMG because I couldn’t imagine working anywhere else!  PMG is committed to excellence, growth, and going the extra mile for our clients and for each other. It’s a magnificent opportunity to come to work each day alongside colleagues that I respect and enjoy, interact with board and committee volunteers that I admire, and help to fulfill the significant missions we serve.
Favorite Quote:  “There are people who make things happen, there are people who watch things happen, and there are people who wonder what happened. To be successful you need to be a person who makes things happen.”  - Jim Lovell
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Usually running errands, enjoying antique and vintage stores or listening to music at one of Nashville’s many music venues!
Culture Index: Technical Expert - A proactive individual who excels in the knowledge on the subjects of their expertise.

"A Certified Association Executive (CAE) with extensive experience in nonprofit and association management, Dawn is exceptional with strategic thinking, fundraising, financial growth, leadership development, and marketing."

Evan Dickert

Evan Dickert

Director of Information Technology

Evan Dickert

Director of Information Technology

Evan Dickert

Director of Information Technology

Franklin, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): Wife, Jessica; Dog, Perdy and One Eyed Cat Name Cyclopse 
Favorite Podcasts/Books: Podcasts - Love + Radio, 99% Invisible, This American Life, Bigger Pockets; Books - Autobiographies, Science or History Books. 
Why I work at PMG: Working with societies and members that are truly the best of the best and knowing that you are helping move that vision forward.
Favorite Quote: "Imagination means nothing without doing." - Charlie Chaplin, "Thoughts determine what you want, Actions determine what you get" - Thavius Beck
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends:
Outdoors, working on cars, or on the lake sailing.
Culture Index: Traditionalist - Diligent and hard working, this individual is systematic and stable and draws strength from their knowledge.

"A jack-of-all-trades, Evan is a creative problem-solver who is as excellent at developing people as he is strategy."

Nicole Greer

Nicole Greer

Director of Grants Management

Nicole Greer

Director of Grants Management

Nicole Greer

Director of Grants Management

Brentwood, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): Husband - Stephen, Kids- Connor, Ava and Emma Kate, Dog- Golden Retriever Luna, Ponies- Golden Grace and Macgyver
Favorite Podcast: OTIS/MotherToBaby
Favorite Books: Daring Greatly, Modern Parents Vintage Values, I Really Needed This Today, The Gift of Failure
Favorite Cause: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Why I work at PMG: It is work that matters and is so meaningful! So grateful to get to support the important work that our members are doing every day, and a privilege to work alongside some of the greatest minds in research and medicine. And getting to know our members when working so closely with them, they become friends. PMG is a work family for sure, with flexibility and terrific people to share your days with who help each other and work hard but play hard too!
Favorite Quote: “ Believe that each day is a gift and that every day miracles are scattered about if only we have eyes to see, and of all heroic pursuits large or small, believe that there may be none greater than a life well loved.”
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: With my kids at their soccer games, horseback-riding competitions, or playing board games.
Culture Index: Coordinator - An optimistic individual with a persuasive communication style.

"Having been with PMG for almost 15 years, Nicole is able to successfully anticipate her clients’ needs and serve them in a way that allows them to step back and fully trust her to work on their behalf with partners and funders alike."

Jesse Howard

Jesse Howard

Director of Association Strategy

Jesse Howard

Director of Association Strategy

Jesse Howard

Director of Association Strategy

Brentwood, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): Parents, sister, brother-in-law, niece and nephew – Everleigh and Ryan, and the four-legged Sophie.
Favorite podcast:  Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me
Favorite books: Fahrenheit 451, Wicked
My favorite causes:  The Trevor Project, Habitat for Humanity
Why I work at PMG: Coming from a technology association background, I wanted to find an organization where I felt like my work is contributing to the greater good. I found that in PMG and the wonderful societies with whom we partner. Plus, the team is by far the most sincere and helpful I’ve worked with.
Favorite Quote:   "First, think. Second, believe. Third, dream. And finally, dare." – Walt Disney
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: On the lake, at a dirt track race or hanging with friends.
Culture Index: Facilitator - An easy going and detail oriented individual that excels in an orderly and stable environment.

"Jesse is exceptional at anticipating potential pitfalls and guiding his society to success."

John White

John White

Director of Innovation

John White

Director of Innovation

John White

Director of Innovation

Family (with any number of legs): Ashley (wife), Abby, Liviana, and London
Favorite Podcasts/Books: The Kingkiller Chronicles
Favorite Cause: Humane Society
Why I work at PMG: Excellent leadership and open-mindedness. Our customers are among the kindest, most accommodating, and smartest humans on the planet.
Favorite Quote: “Sometimes it don’t be like it do, but it is.” -Oscar Gamble OR “The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.” OR “I’ve waited a long time to show these flowers how pretty you are.” -Kvothe
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Attempting to keep the kids busy and happy. or ideally traveling somewhere foreign with great food and great hikes.
Culture Index: Philosopher - An independent person that is distinctive with their opinions and conduct.

"John is especially talented in strategic planning, technological development, and employee growth."

Ronnie D. Wilkins, Ed.D.

Ronnie D. Wilkins, Ed.D.

Director of Business Development

Ronnie D. Wilkins, Ed.D.

Director of Business Development

Ronnie D. Wilkins, Ed.D.

Director of Business Development

Eads, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): Elaine, Gina and Robert, Janis and Jason, Ben and Lindsay
Favorite Book:  Jonathan Livingston Seagull
Favorite Cause:  St. Jude Hospital
Why I work at PMG:  PMG is the fulfillment of a long standing dream for me.  A company with a mission and purpose that I believe in.  That is as committed to its public benefit as much as it is to its bottom line.  Where saying that we are like a family is really true and is not just a cliché.
Favorite Quote:  “Never wrestle with a pig.  You both get muddy, and the pig enjoys it.”
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends:  Probably working on the wildlife habitat on our farm, or occasionally on a cross country trip on my motorcycle.

"The creator of PMG, Ronnie brings years of experience and knowledge of business and association management and always a wise perspective!"

Association Management
Jenna (Waldner) Baliles

Jenna (Waldner) Baliles

Member Services Manager

Jenna (Waldner) Baliles

Member Services Manager

Jenna (Waldner) Baliles

Member Services Manager

Family (with any number of legs): Husband: Aaron, and four-legged stinker: Bailey
Favorite Podcasts: Too many. Anything regarding history, science, mystery, or true crime
Recent Books: The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks
Favorite Cause: Samaritan's Purse
Why I work at PMG: PMG is a perfect combination of my personal and professional interests, and the employees are amazing!
Favorite Quote: "You should never sacrifice what you could be for what you are." - Jordan Peterson
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Painting, taking road trips, or spending time with family

Amy Black, CAE

Amy Black, CAE

Project Manager

Amy Black, CAE

Project Manager

Amy Black, CAE

Project Manager

Family (with any number of legs): Husband, Aaron; son, Alex; Finn our golden retriever
Favorite books: Any historical fiction
My favorite causes:  Feeding America, local food bank support
Why I work at PMG: To learn from the best, work within an amazing culture, and deliver the highest value to our clients.
Favorite Quote:   "So often in life, things that you regard as an impediment turn out to be great, good fortune." Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Outside hiking and exploring with my husband.
Culture Index: Philosopher - An independent person that is distinctive with their opinions and conduct.

"Amy’s resilient and straight-forward nature allows for great flexibility in her approach to achieving lofty goals and building trusted relationships while bringing out the best in those around her."

Laura Leigh Blair

Laura Leigh Blair

Volunteer & Project Manager

Laura Leigh Blair

Volunteer & Project Manager

Laura Leigh Blair

Volunteer & Project Manager

Nashville, TN CT

Culture Index: Craftsman - A private individual who is detail-oriented and enjoys a consistent and harmonic environment.

"Laura Leigh’s positive attitude keeps the work progressing and makes even the most stressful days enjoyable."

Jill Bracey

Jill Bracey

Member Services Manager

Jill Bracey

Member Services Manager

Jill Bracey

Member Services Manager

Family (with any number of legs): 2 sons, Storm (22) and Koal (17). 1 dog, Cedric, 2 cats, Christian Bale and Kwnn
Favorite Podcasts/Books: The Power of Vulnerability – Brene Brown
Why I work at PMG: The company culture is supportive and growth focused and the work that we do to support so many impactful societies is truly fulfilling.
Favorite Quote: “You can either be right or you can be in relationship, but you can’t be both”
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: With friends and family, eating great food, listening to good music or hibernating with the latest comedy series.
Culture Index: Socializer - An individual who thrives in environments where they can build relationships. They are steady and enthusiastic.

"Jill is engaging, lighthearted, and supportive while bringing a conscientious, solutions-driven approach to her role and relationships within PMG and her society."

Jasey Bratek

Jasey Bratek

Certification and Operations Director

Jasey Bratek

Certification and Operations Director

Jasey Bratek

Certification and Operations Director

Family (with any number of legs): Husband, Kevin and 2 boxers, Millie and Zoey
Favorite Podcasts: Any crime podcast
Favorite Cause: Children’s Miracle Network
Why I work at PMG: PMG allows me to contribute my experience and skills in certification and the team challenges me to be more innovative in my role.
Favorite Quote:  "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." Maya Angelou
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Spending time outdoors with my husband and puppies.
Culture Index: Coordinator - An optimistic individual with a persuasive communication style, this individual requires change and an orderly environment.

"Jasey comes to PMG with years of certification and operations experience, with a spotlight on certification development."

Dorie Bridgeman

Dorie Bridgeman

Certification Manager

Dorie Bridgeman

Certification Manager

Dorie Bridgeman

Certification Manager

Nashville, TN CT

Culture Index: Certification Manager - A private individual who is detail-oriented and enjoys a consistent and harmonic environment.

"Dorie has extensive experience in certification and recertification, specializing in quality development."

Kelly Castady

Kelly Castady

Chapter Relations Manager

Kelly Castady

Chapter Relations Manager

Kelly Castady

Chapter Relations Manager

Family (with any number of legs):  Sean (husband) Oliver (10) Isla (7) Penny (Goldendoodle) Levi (Horse)
Favorite podcast:  Live Happy Now
Favorite books: The Four Agreements
My favorite causes:  Freedom Reigns Ranch
Why I work at PMG:  The ability to work with people who are team orientated and supportive who are always positive and willing to help. The employee culture at PMG is really amazing and I’m lucky to be part of it.
Favorite Quote: 
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: A horse show, the barn or one of at least 4 soccer games

Ciana Centurion

Ciana Centurion

Member Services Manager

Ciana Centurion

Member Services Manager

Ciana Centurion

Member Services Manager

Family (with any number of legs):  My mom, my younger sister, my two younger brothers, and my American Bulldog
Favorite podcasts:  The Badlands Politics & Philosophy Podcast, Breaking Points with Krystal and Saagar, Two Hot Takes, Sarah’s Bookshelves Live, and Book Talk, etc.
Favorite books: Educated by Tara Westover, Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb, The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Daré, The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune, and The Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson
My favorite causes:  Futures Without Violence, The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and the Equal Justice Initiative
Why I work at PMG: I love being part of an organization that does such meaningful work, and the people at PMG are incredibly intelligent, kind, and helpful.
Favorite Quote: “Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.” - Plato
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Reading a book or watching a shonen anime
One Sentence About Employee Strengths: Ciana is an introspective individual who is extremely detailed, structured, and works at a fast pace.

Rebecca Davis

Rebecca Davis

Meeting Sales and Partnership Manager

Rebecca Davis

Meeting Sales and Partnership Manager

Rebecca Davis

Meeting Sales and Partnership Manager

Family (with any number of legs): Butch (dad), Lindsey (mom), Forrest (brother), Kathryn (sister-in-law), Gracie & Hugo (cats), and Jenny (family dog)
Favorite podcast: Up First, American Scandal, Bad on Paper, Comments by Celebs
Favorite books: Dark Thrillers - Luckiest Girl Alive, Little Secrets, and anything recommended by the Instagram @Things.I.Bought.And.Liked (she recommends 80% of the things I buy)
My favorite causes:  Education & mentorship of at-risk youth, mental health advocacy & awareness, creating opportunity in communities to reduce incarceration & recidivism,  better access to health care, and food insecurity to name a few.
Why I work at PMG: I love the purpose driven work at PMG. We are encouraged to do things we like, pursue new skills and interests, and do things that fulfill our personal and professional goals.
Favorite Quote:   “Life’s too mysterious to take too serious.” Mary Engelbreit
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: I love grocery shopping and cooking, both controversially relaxing things. I have a love/hate relationship with hiking because I love being outdoors, but I am not outdoorsy. I also love crossing restaurants off a “must try” list I share with my friends & family.

"Rebecca brings energy and positivity to the table while building lasting relationships with volunteers, sponsors, and exhibitors."

Sheena de Giorgio, CMP

Project Manager

Sheena de Giorgio, CMP

Project Manager

Mount Juliet, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): My husband and I have two sons, a daughter and a Rhodesian ridgeback called Simba.
Favorite Podcasts/Books: Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough.
Favorite Cause: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Why I work at PMG: Working at PMG allows me to have a balanced work/life schedule which in these days is very important.  I work with a great team of people who will jump in at a moment’s notice to assist anyone and every day I feel I learn a new skill that helps me grow either professional or personally.
Favorite Quote:  "Three enemies of personal peace: regret over yesterday’s mistakes, anxiety over tomorrow’s problems, and ingratitude for today’s blessings."  William Arthur Ward
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: On the weekends you can find us running from one sporting event to another to cheer on our children or taking Simba for a walk on the trails.
Culture Index: Specialist - An introspective individual who is extremely detailed, structured and works at a fast pace.

"With years of experience in hospitality management, Sheena brings impressive organizational and management skills to the clients she serves."

April Greer

April Greer

Project Coordinator

April Greer

Project Coordinator

April Greer

Project Coordinator

Julie Hiscock

Julie Hiscock

Member Services Manager

Julie Hiscock

Member Services Manager

Julie Hiscock

Member Services Manager

Arrington, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): Husband Craig, Daughter Amber, cat Sienna and American Quarter Horse Rose
Favorite podcast:  none – hooked on too many television series.
Favorite books: Anything by Clive Cussler and Nora Roberts.
My favorite causes:  Williamson County 4H (especially the Horse Project) and anything related to animals.
Why I work at PMG: The excitement, passion and love of their work exhibited by every PMG team member I interviewed with or spoke to about PMG.
Favorite Quote:   Your Strongest Muscle & Your Worst Enemy is Your Mind…Train It Well.  Unknown.
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends:  Horse shows and/or barn, winery, shopping or working on a home project. During football season watching college football on Saturday and NFL on Sunday!  Go Vikings!
Culture Index: Administrator - A proactive individual who is an amiable communicator and is highly organized.

"Julie Hiscock excels at customer service, organization, and process improvement benefiting not only society members but also her team members."

Allison (Ally) Jevens, MSW

Sr. Project Leader

Allison (Ally) Jevens, MSW

Sr. Project Leader

Antioch, TN CT

Family: Tom (my dad), Heather (my mom), Emily (my sister), and our dog Buddy.
Favorite Book: House at Riverton by Kate Morton
My favorite cause: The fight to end Alzheimer’s. I have been able to participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s that is hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association. I walk in honor of my grandmother, Ishbel.
Why I work at PMG: I work at PMG because it allows me to feel like I’m making a difference in the non-profit world while also being encouraged to provide the best service I can.
Favorite Quote: “Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” - K.Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: During football season, you will find me watching the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday and the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. Outside of football season, I love to spend time with my family and friends exploring where I live.
Culture Index: Operator - An easy going individual who prefers stability, predictability and is systematic in their approach.

"Ally is friendly and greatly enjoys working alongside her teammates to best serve her association’s Council and members."

Connor Kendrick

Connor Kendrick

Project Coordinator

Connor Kendrick

Project Coordinator

Connor Kendrick

Project Coordinator

Family (with any number of legs):  Cas Kendrick (Spouse), Ophelia A. Kendrick (Child 1.6 yo), Coriander (Dog), Clique (Dog)
Favorite podcast: Morbid
Favorite books: The Good Earth
My favorite causes:  JimmyV Foundation

Why I work at PMG: Very familiar with a society/association setting and I believe that I can make an impact on the group as a whole and the societies I work with through PMG.

Favorite Quote:  “Sometimes when I’m talking, my words can’t keep up with my thoughts. I wonder why we think faster than we speak. Probably so we can think twice.” -Bill Watterson
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: At home always a project

One Sentence About Employee Strengths: Organization is my key to success and advancement in any career.

Elizabeth Wasternack, CAE, CMP

Elizabeth Wasternack, CAE, CMP

Senior Project Manager

Elizabeth Wasternack, CAE, CMP

Senior Project Manager

Elizabeth Wasternack, CAE, CMP

Senior Project Manager

Family (with any number of legs):  Cas Kendrick (Spouse), Ophelia A. Kendrick (Child 1.6 yo), Coriander (Dog), Clique (Dog)
Favorite podcast: Morbid
Favorite books: The Good Earth
My favorite causes:  JimmyV Foundation

Why I work at PMG: Very familiar with a society/association setting and I believe that I can make an impact on the group as a whole and the societies I work with through PMG.

Favorite Quote:  “Sometimes when I’m talking, my words can’t keep up with my thoughts. I wonder why we think faster than we speak. Probably so we can think twice.” -Bill Watterson
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: At home always a project

One Sentence About Employee Strengths: Organization is my key to success and advancement in any career.

Hannah Klaine

Hannah Klaine

Project Coordinator

Hannah Klaine

Project Coordinator

Hannah Klaine

Project Coordinator

Family (with any number of legs): Zak Klaine (husband), Han Solo (Mini-Schnauzer, six years old), Leia (Tuxedo cat, seven years old)

Favorite Podcast(s): Good for You with Whitney Cummings, Trash Tuesday (Comedy), Bad Friends (Comedy), Scared to Death (Scary Stories), Radio Rental (Spooky Stories)

Favorite Book(s): Little Weirds by Jenny Slate, Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Favorite Cause(s): Foster care support (newer to the area and looking to discover places to support, recently I have been looking into the Love Box Program, Grassroots Law Project

Why I work at PMG: I work at PMG for the opportunity to increase my knowledge of Association Management while benefiting from a thriving workplace and uplifting colleagues.

Where you can find me on the weekends: On the weekends you can find me with my family enjoying our home, antiquing, in my garden, hiking, and in my stained glass studio.

Favorite Quote: “If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is because everything would be what it isn’t. And contrary-wise, what it is, wouldn’t be, and what it wouldn’t be, it would.” – Alice in Wonderland

Kara Lawrence

Kara Lawrence

Project Manager

Kara Lawrence

Project Manager

Kara Lawrence

Project Manager

Family (with any number of legs): Amber (wife); Gina, Gabe, Emma, Leslie, Grace, Lucy, Eli and Ivy (kids); Dolly Pawton and Stevie Licks (pups); Romeo and Olive (kitties)
Favorite podcast: I generally don't do podcasts, but when I do it's something mindless and funny.
Favorite books: The Last Unicorn and As I Lay Dying
My favorite causes: RAINN, anything supporting equality and social justice

Why I work at PMG: I love helping our clients achieve their missions and educate their members.

Favorite Quote: "Take me with you. For laughs, for luck, for the unknown. Take me with you."
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Poolside in the summer and next to a heater with fuzzy blankets and a hot tea in the winter. 

"An educator at heart, Kara is always looking for opportunities to make knowledge sharing easier for her society members."

Michele Lee

Michele Lee

Educational Content Manager

Michele Lee

Educational Content Manager

Michele Lee

Educational Content Manager

Family (with any number of legs):  Daughters: Rachel (25), Rebecca (22).  Fiancé: Ray Powell and his daughter Leigh Ann (17).   Two cats:  Kovu (4) and Peaches (11).  Two Shih Tzu puppies born in Jun 2020:  Bo and Belle
Favorite podcast:  Anything on leadership and motivation. Or, about getting organized or simple hacks.
Favorite books:  I tend to lean toward the mystery / drama themes.  Mostly fiction but occasionally a true crime tale catches my eye.
My favorite causes:   I'm a Lifetime Member of Girl Scouts and have been in active leadership roles since 2002. I'm also a big supporter of breast cancer awareness, especially after my mom was diagnosed in 1995.
Why I work at PMG:  I love the collaboration and communication that takes place.  Everyone is definitely focused on the customer and tap into the resources of each staff to create a positive outcome.
Favorite Quote:  Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts. - Winston Churchill
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends:  Hopefully outdoors camping / hiking or finishing up remodel projects at the house.  In the summer, definitely at the lake on our pontoon!

"Michele’s ease in problem solving and time management allows her to elevate complex projects and collaborate with team members creating positive customer outcomes."

Alex Lehr

Alex Lehr

Junior Developer

Alex Lehr

Junior Developer

Alex Lehr

Junior Developer

Family (with any number of legs): Father – David Lehr, Mother- Kathleen Lehr, Wife- Jessica Lehr, Siblings- Jennifer, Sarah, Zachary, and Heather, Nieces and Nephews – Andrew, Matthew, David, Adam, Anna, Sarah, Pets- Henry (Dog), Link and Luna (Cats)

Favorite Podcast: The Joe Rogan Experience

Favorite Books: The Sword of Truth Series, Harry Potter,  LOTR, Fingerprints of the Gods, Red Rising, anything written by Dan Brown or Jack Carr.

My favorite causes: American Red Cross,  The Nature Conservancy, World Wildlife Fund.

Why I work at PMG:  I work here because PMG is a great place to grow myself and my career and be surrounded by people who want that as well.

Favorite Quote: “Try not to become a man of success, but rather become a man of value.” – Albert Einstein

Where will you find me on the weekends:  On the water in my kayak, or in the woods camping!

Employee Strengths: I will always come to work with a positive attitude and find the silver lining in any negative situation.

Jessica Manley

Jessica Manley

Business Application Analyst

Jessica Manley

Business Application Analyst

Jessica Manley

Business Application Analyst

Nashville, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): Austin- Fiance Obi- Beagle Tobias- Cat
Favorite Podcasts/Books: Murder, Mystery, and Make-Up Mondays with Bailey Sarian/ Old Hollywood Biographies.
Favorite Cause: Wigs for Kids and American Red Cross
Why I work at PMG: The company came highly recommended by Brad McAlister and the team has been incredibly welcoming and helpful.
Favorite Quote:  "If one door closes and another one opens, your house is probably haunted."
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: At home doing laundry and playing cards with my fiance.
Culture Index: Scholar - Proactive individual who is respected for their knowledge, single focus and attention span.

"Jessica is extremely gifted in process improvement and administration."

Christopher Manning

Christopher Manning

Certification Coordinator

Christopher Manning

Certification Coordinator

Christopher Manning

Certification Coordinator

Family (with any number of legs)My fiancé Jennifer and I are expecting our first child in March of 2023. We have one dog and one cat.
Favorite podcast: The Joe Rogan Experience
Favorite books: Anything non-fiction.
My favorite causes: A Soldier’s Child Foundation, Folds of Honor, and The Wounded Warrior Project
Why I work at PMG: I am passionate about providing the highest-quality customer service I can. In my short time at PMG, it has become clear that everyone who works here is obsessed with doing everything to the best of their ability. I enjoy working in an environment where everyone continuously pushes the envelope.
Favorite Quote: There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind – C.S. Lewis
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Probably going off-roading with my fiancé and our Jeep Club

Stephanie Marthens-Sartin

Project Manager

Stephanie Marthens-Sartin

Project Manager

Family: Steven (the love of my life); Carly, Dalton, & Nadia (the kids); Whiskey aka Boo (our goldendoodle fur baby)
Favorite Podcasts: Unsolved crime stories
Favorite books: Anything about running a hobby farm and gardening
My favorite causes:  Wild Alabama- Dedicated to inspiring people to enjoy, value, and protect the wild places of Alabama. Grace to Ukraine- Working to meet the physical and spiritual needs of orphaned children seeking forever homes.
Why I work at PMG: I genuinely believe that most nonprofit organizations strive to make the community and people they serve better, and I want to be the person who helps them accomplish their mission.
Favorite Quote:  “Not all those who wonder are lost.” -J.R.R. Tolkien
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: I'm on an adventure hiking, camping, and kayaking in the forest. Or I'm at the farm working in the garden or resting under the moon, watching the stars.

"Stephanie brings a diligent, collaborative force to the team and takes an “all-in” approach in pursuit of client excellence."

Brad McAlister

Brad McAlister

Sr. Project Leader

Brad McAlister

Sr. Project Leader

Brad McAlister

Sr. Project Leader

Nashville, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): My parents, Rick & Teri, my stepsister and brother-in-law, Sarah & Nelson, and of course my dog, Zach.
Favorite podcast: The Joe Rogan Experience
Favorite books: The Shack by William P. Young
My favorite causes: The Opioid Epidemic, Mental Health Awareness, and Pet Adoption
Why I work at PMG: Getting to be apart of organizations with experts in areas that are making huge mental health impacts on the world is an absolute honor.
Favorite Quote: “All men make mistakes but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.” -Antigone & “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” -Alvin Toffler
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Working on my house, at the gym, or watching the game with friends and family.
Culture Index: Scholar - Proactive individual who is respected for their knowledge, single focus and attention span.

"Brad is a pragmatic problem solver who loves working to improve processes and efficiencies for those around him."

Chelsea McClain

Chelsea McClain

Marketing Manager

Chelsea McClain

Marketing Manager

Chelsea McClain

Marketing Manager

Macon, GA ET

Family (with any number of legs): Husband and four children + one obnoxious, but beautiful, cat
Favorite Books: Mastering Your Mean Girl by Melissa Ambrosini; Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
Favorite Cause: Extra for the Homeless
Why I work at PMG: I'm honored to link arms with a great group of people who work incredibly hard to serve our clients.
Favorite Quote:  “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value." - Albert Einstein
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Reading and writing (to recharge my introvert nature); traveling, volunteering, and just being with my family.
Culture Index: Architect - A proactive, assertive, take charge person who possesses the ability to think ahead and likes to move forward to attain goals.

"Chelsea has had a lifelong interest in human communication and a passion for helping people. Curiosity and creativity are her top two values."

Payton McClintock

Payton McClintock

Member Services Manager

Payton McClintock

Member Services Manager

Payton McClintock

Member Services Manager

Family (with any number of legs):  My amazing parents and two family dogs, Hazel & Hank.
Favorite podcast:  Name 3 Songs
Favorite books: Daisy Jones and the Six
My favorite causes:  Essie Justice Group
Why I work at PMG:  Meaningful and satisfying work with genuine and diligent people!
Favorite Quote: “It’s a good day to have a good day.”
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: At a concert or watching an F1 race!
One Sentence About Employee Strengths: Their ability to create a warm, welcoming, and productive atmosphere.

Kelley Norris

Kelley Norris

Marketing and Membership Manager

Kelley Norris

Marketing and Membership Manager

Kelley Norris

Marketing and Membership Manager

Brentwood, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): Husband and daughter
Favorite podcast: Dare To Lead Brené Brown
Favorite books:  Practically any fantasy book
My favorite causes: The Equal Justice Initiative, Days For Girls International
Why I work at PMG: The amazing work culture and the incredible staff make me excited to go to work each day
Favorite Quote: “Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg; “You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Hiking, biking, reading, crafting, and enjoying time with family.
Culture Index: Enterpriser - An assertive self-starter who spends their waking moments on future-oriented thought.

"Kelley is a personable and proficient, professional promoter with a positive attitude and an abnormal affinity for alliterations."

Erin Olinger

Erin Olinger

Content Manager

Erin Olinger

Content Manager

Erin Olinger

Content Manager

Nashville, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): Two great parents and an older brother
Favorite podcast:  How I Built This
Favorite books: Harry Potter
My favorite causes:  MS Foundation, American Cancer Society, Take Flyte
Why I work at PMG: Nice people and fun challenges
Favorite Quote:   I haven’t been everywhere but it’s on my list
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Sporting Events, Concerts, Camping, or on a Plane going somewhere new.
Culture Index: Debater - A reasonably assertive and approachable person who enjoys a steady and social environment.

Rebecca Perez

Rebecca Perez

Sr. Manager of Education

Rebecca Perez

Sr. Manager of Education

Rebecca Perez

Sr. Manager of Education

High Ridge, MO CT

Family (with any number of legs): Married for 41 years to David, three children: David, Jr (with the angels), Emily, and Andrew; two grandchildren: Julia and Michael, two dogs: Harry and Teddy, and two granddogs: Frank and Lemon
Favorite books: Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
My favorite causes:  Charities for children, food banks, volunteer for COVID response in Missouri: have been asked to assist with vaccinations, assisted LTC facilities obtain additional PPE)
Why I work at PMG: The opportunity to continue to serve CMSA and create value for CMSA members
Favorite Quote:  “Women who behave rarely make history,” Laurel Ulrich
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: wandering in the woods, cooking, doing needlework, or hanging with my grandbabies
Cultural Index Profile: Operator - Patient, conscientious, relaxed, and cooperative team worker.

"Dedicated to improving the lives of individuals challenged by illness and suffering, Becky has dedicated her career to patient-centered care and mentoring other professionals to do the same."

Megan (Mack) Pich

Megan (Mack) Pich

Project Coordinator

Megan (Mack) Pich

Project Coordinator

Megan (Mack) Pich

Project Coordinator

Family (with any number of legs): 1 human husband & 2 feline friends
Favorite podcast:  MBMBaM/Conspiracy Theories
Favorite books: Harry Potter
My favorite causes:  National Humane Society, Yellowhammer Fund, and NAMI
Why I work at PMG: The work is great and the team is better.
Favorite Quote:   “May your heart remain breakable, but never by the same hand twice”
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Concerts, sporting events, visiting family in Florida, or camping in East Tennessee.
Culture Index: Traditionalist

Addison Propes

Addison Propes

Member Services Manager

Addison Propes

Member Services Manager

Addison Propes

Member Services Manager

Family: I have two amazing parents (Troy & Lee) and two younger sisters (Karlee, 21 & Raegan, 18) who are my best friends.
Favorite podcast: Crime Junkie or Joe Rogan.
Favorite books: Anything Colleen Hoover.
My favorite causes: Sustainable income and opportunity for underprivileged women (@francisandbenedict on Instagram)
Why I work at PMG: At PMG we are able to work behind the scenes to allow some of the most incredible and innovative medical societies to work to cure diseases and improve health overall. PMG has allowed me to see the importance of the work we do while collaborating with kind and driven colleagues.
Favorite Quote: "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." - Maya Angelou
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Listening to live music somewhere
One Sentence About Employee Strengths: I believe one of the greatest employee strengths is an open and supportive line of communication.

Elizabeth Pulliam

Elizabeth Pulliam

Team Development Manager

Elizabeth Pulliam

Team Development Manager

Elizabeth Pulliam

Team Development Manager

Columbia, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): One husband, 0ne son, two pups, one cat and the fish keep dying.
Favorite Podcast: Serial
Favorite Book: Pride and Prejudice
Favorite Cause: You can rope me into almost anything by saying “It’s for the children” or “It’s for the animals.”
Why I work at PMG: Innovation, camaraderie and loyalty. PMG is like a bee hive. Everyone works to make sure it succeeds.
Favorite Quote:  “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”  “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”  “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – reason I got lost in the woods a lot as a kid
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Everywhere. But soon to be toddler basketball games and toddler gymnastics.
Culture Index: Debater - A reasonably assertive and approachable person who enjoys a steady and social environment.

"Elizabeth's psychology background helps her to bring precision and creativity to team and process development."

Laura Reynolds

Laura Reynolds

Project Manager

Laura Reynolds

Project Manager

Laura Reynolds

Project Manager

Thompsons Station, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): husband, Quint, little girl, Beasley, and fluffy dog, Tuli
Favorite Podcasts/Books: Juicy Scoop with Heather McDonald
Favorite Cause: St. Jude
Why I work at PMG: I love working with societies that make a difference in people’s lives.
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Anywhere with friends and family
Culture Index: Facilitator - An easy going and detail oriented individual that excels given a single focus who needs an orderly and stable environment.

"Laura’s empathetic nature and sincerity helps people connect with her easily, thus creating good relationships with members."

Gary Schechter

Gary Schechter

Senior Developer

Gary Schechter

Senior Developer

Gary Schechter

Senior Developer

Nashville, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs):  Mother: Elvira, Father: Eric,  Sister: Elisabeth,  Vacuum: Roomba
Favorite podcast:   “Azure DevOps Podcast” -  They talk about new technologies in the Microsoft Azure world,  and interview developers/technology leaders about implementations they have done.
Favorite books:  Cats Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut and Tiger in a Trance by Max Ludington
My favorite causes:  LaunchPad (they work to shelter homeless youth specifically affirming for LGBTQ who are 120% more likely to experience homelessness)
Why I work at PMG:  Our clients goals always in some way involve enriching the world,  and that means that by us giving excellent service to our clients is helping make the world better.
Favorite Quote:   “The journey of a thousand miles beings with one step.” Lao Tzu
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends:  The Pool Hall or on a Greenway riding my bicycle.
Culture Index: Persuader - A proactive, outgoing and charismatic communicator who works at a fast pace and enjoys change.

"Gary is a talented developer with a focus on business requirements. He is always looking for ways to improve by thinking outside the box. "

Christine Sharp

Christine Sharp

Deputy Executive Director

Christine Sharp

Deputy Executive Director

Christine Sharp

Deputy Executive Director

Franklin, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): Husband and two boys
Favorite Books: Historical fiction
Favorite Cause: Child Abuse Prevention
Why I work at PMG: Opportunity to work with some of the best and brightest in the association management profession and in the industries or professions we serve.
Favorite Quote:  “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” – Vivian Greene
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: With family and friends
Culture Index: Technical Expert - A proactive individual who excels in the knowledge on the subjects of their expertise.

Erin Shaw

Erin Shaw

Deputy Director, ACNP

Erin Shaw

Deputy Director, ACNP

Erin Shaw

Deputy Director, ACNP

Gallatin, TN CT

Family: Parents and two younger brothers
Favorite Podcast: Dateline
Favorite Cause: Make A Wish
Why work at PMG:  The satisfaction of being able to support these brilliant scientists and furthering the mission of their respective organizations. The PMG staff is really a family and we are always there for each other.
Favorite Quote: "Dance your own dance, sing your own song, speak your own truth, live your own dream."  (author unknown)
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: At home and church, spending time with family and friends, being outside, and enjoying life.
Culture Index: Traditionalist - Diligent and hard working, this individual is systematic and stable and draws strength from their knowledge.

"Erin is extremely friendly, helpful, and passionate about growing her client.  She also may be the most detail-oriented person on this planet!"

Susanne Tomlinson

Susanne Tomlinson

Sr. Member Services Manager

Susanne Tomlinson

Sr. Member Services Manager

Susanne Tomlinson

Sr. Member Services Manager

Nashville, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): My husband, Olaf, and cat, Mila.
Favorite Podcasts: The Daily, This American Life, Radiolab.
Recent Books: The Island of Sea Women, The Goldfinch, The Overstory, Educated
Favorite Cause: Special Olympics
Why I work at PMG: It allows me to use my natural skill set to fulfill the mission of an organization that does incredibly meaningful work.
Favorite Quote: Can I just say any quote by Mark Twain or James Baldwin? They are all my faves????
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Hiking, doing yoga, cooking, reading, hanging out with friends.
Culture Index: Operator - An easy-going individual who prefers stability, predictability and is systematic in their approach.

"Elizabeth is a team-player who is highly responsive to feedback and proactive in creating new processes and procedures to help organizations run more efficiently and smoothly."

Financial
Julie Magill

Julie Magill

Financial Manager

Julie Magill

Financial Manager

Julie Magill

Financial Manager

Brentwood, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): My parents, sister Melanie, brother-in-law Michael, niece Megan
Favorite Books: Sue Grafton mystery series, Cottonwood Summer, Little Women, Pride and Prejudice
Favorite Cause: Diabetes and Cancer research
Why I work at PMG: I like having a small part in the research being done by our clients. I also enjoy working with such a great group of people.
Favorite Quote: "After all, tomorrow is another day."
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: At home, with family, church
Culture Index: Craftsman - A private individual who is detail-oriented and enjoys a consistent and harmonic environment.

"Julie uses her exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail to ensure that the financial position of PMG and its clients is accurately reported."

Ashley Mathews

Ashley Mathews

Financial Analyst, CPA

Ashley Mathews

Financial Analyst, CPA

Ashley Mathews

Financial Analyst, CPA

Brentwood, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs):  7
Favorite Podcasts/Books:  Mysteries
My favorite cause: Underprivileged children
Why I work at PMG: Amazing people and flexibility.
Favorite Quote:  “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Hockey Rink
Predictive Index Profile: Craftsman - Accommodating, analytical, producing highly precise and accurate work.
Culture Index: Specialist - An introspective individual who is extremely detailed, structured and works at a fast pace.

"Thorough, patient and efficient, Ashley helps Project and Meetings Managers understand financial statements in easy to use, practical terms"

Darrin Quinn

Darrin Quinn

Accounting Coordinator

Darrin Quinn

Accounting Coordinator

Darrin Quinn

Accounting Coordinator

Smyrne, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): Parents, 2 Kids and 4 Grandkids all out of state
Favorite podcast:  None
Favorite books: Field of Dreams
My favorite causes:  Human Rights Campaign and the USO
Why I work at PMG: To work for an organization that is helping non-profits, so they can focus on their causes.
Favorite Quote:   “You can’t always get what you want” Rolling Stones
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends:  In the yard gardening or shopping.  Hanging out with friends.
Culture Index: Craftsman - A private individual who is detail-oriented and enjoys a consistent and harmonic environment.

"Darrin brings years of accounting experience with a high level of attention to detail at PMG."

Grants Management
Erin Colladay

Erin Colladay

Grants Manager

Erin Colladay

Grants Manager

Erin Colladay

Grants Manager

Franklin, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): 4
Favorite podcast: Men in Blazers
Favorite books: Educated by Tara Westover and The Chain by Adrian McKinty
My favorite causes: Tennessee Soccer Club 24 hour soccer-a-thon in support of childhood cancer
Why I work at PMG: The positive company culture. The culture is created by everyone’s collective efforts, to form the vision for what the company does and fosters an atmosphere in which people are proud to represent the company.
Favorite Quote:  “The most courageous act is to still think for yourself aloud.”
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: The soccer field, hiking, bike riding or skiing (in the winter time).
Culture Index: Operator - An easy going individual who is a creature of habit. This person prefers stability and predictability and is systematic in their approach.

"Erin is friendly, good-hearted, and helpful, and she is dedicated to inspire her client and her team members to strive for success!"

Andreka Driver

Andreka Driver

Grants Manager

Andreka Driver

Grants Manager

Andreka Driver

Grants Manager

Family (with any number of legs): Husband- Thomas Driver; Daughter Kennedy (6)
Favorite podcast:  I do not watch any specific podcast, but listen at random
Favorite books: I do not have any favorite books, however motivational, self-help and leadership books are what you can find on my bookshelf
My favorite causes:  RAINN (sexual assault) and Domestic Violence awareness
Why I work at PMG: Its fulfilling to be part of a team who works to maintain relationships and help other organizations manage their day-to-day operations.
Favorite Quote:   “Stay ready so you won’t have to get ready”- Unknown and  “Leaders who don’t listen will eventually be surrounded by people who have nothing to say.”- Andy Stanley
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: at a game/ cheering or gymnastics competition, at my favorite mani/pedi spot, outdoor adventure with girl scouts, or at home relaxing (which seems like never)

"Andreka represents progress and growth, no matter the challenge she rises to the occasion making use of available resources."

Sarah Jacobs

Sarah Jacobs

Science Writer

Sarah Jacobs

Science Writer

Sarah Jacobs

Science Writer

Family (with any number of legs):  Omar (husband), Isabella (daughter)
Favorite podcast:  Radio Ambulante from NPR; Leyendas Legendárias
Favorite books:  When Breath Becomes Air (Paul Kalanithi), La Paloma y La Luna (Elise Pritchard)
My favorite causes:  ORBIS; Unite for Sight
Why I work at PMG: This job is an opportunity to use my medical knowledge toward meaningful work in a flexible environment balancing work and life.
Favorite Quote:  “Barn has burnt down. Now I can see the moon.” – Mizuta Masahide
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Hiking, reading, chasing my toddler around

Ashley Mallett

Ashley Mallett

Grants Manager

Ashley Mallett

Grants Manager

Ashley Mallett

Grants Manager

Family (with any number of legs): John (husband), Arthur and George (basset hounds)
Favorite podcast:  Office Ladies, Armchair Expert
Favorite books: anything by Ron Chernow
My favorite causes:  Fur Kids Foundation
Why I work at PMG: opportunity to expand my knowledge, skills, and professionalism while being lead and mentored by amazing individuals
Favorite Quote:   “Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise” – Benjamin Franklin and “Set the standards you expect of yourself, not what others expect of you” – Tim Grover
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: working out, running, reading, and watching ESPN

Laura Miller

Laura Miller

Grants Manager

Laura Miller

Grants Manager

Laura Miller

Grants Manager

Brentwood, TN CT

Family: Husband, high school son, middle school daughter, and geriatric dog
Favorite Books: I’ve started book groups in three different states! I love to read a wide variety of books.
Favorite Cause: Recycling and encouraging changes to create a more sustainable outlook for our home planet.
Why I work at PMG: Our clients are working to improve outcomes on critical mental and physical health challenges; it’s a privilege to support their efforts.
Favorite Quote: “What you allow will continue.”
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: At my children’s sports events, or a movie when I’m lucky!
Culture Index: Craftsman - A private individual who is detail-oriented and and enjoys a consistent and harmonic environment.

Meetings Management
Danielle Billinkoff

Danielle Billinkoff

Meetings Manager

Danielle Billinkoff

Meetings Manager

Danielle Billinkoff

Meetings Manager

Family (with any number of legs):  Husband, Jesse; Pomeranian, Stabler (SVU, not NFL)
Favorite podcast: My Favorite Murder
Favorite books: The Great Gatsby, The Lovely Bones, Outliers, Caucasia
My favorite causes: Planned Parenthood, Black and Missing
Why I work at PMG: The people are great and the clients are impactful
Favorite Quote: Everyone is necessarily the hero of his own life story – John Barth
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Richland Park Farmers Market, Steadfast Coffee, The Horn, binge watching HGTV
One Sentence About Employee Strengths: Honed by her 15+ years in the fashion industry, Danielle brings to her clients a meticulous attention to detail, luxury taste level, and a constant desire to improve.

Julie Cauthen, CMP

Julie Cauthen, CMP

Meetings Logistics and Content Manager

Julie Cauthen, CMP

Meetings Logistics and Content Manager

Julie Cauthen, CMP

Meetings Logistics and Content Manager

Family (with any number of legs): 2
Favorite Podcasts/Books: Anything Dr. Tony Evans
Favorite Cause: GraceWorks Ministries
Why I work at PMG: Sarah is a leader who is always fair and consistent. She establishes a culture where employees always know what to expect—and what is expected.
Favorite Quote:  "There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind." C.S. Lewis
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Hanging out with my husband.
Culture Index: Technical Expert - A proactive individual who excels in the knowledge on the subjects of their expertise.

"With years of association management under her belt, Julie brings experience in membership, content, and meetings with a focus on process development. "

Christine Farwell

Christine Farwell

Meetings Content Manager

Christine Farwell

Meetings Content Manager

Christine Farwell

Meetings Content Manager

Family (with any number of legs):  My husband, Andrew
Favorite podcast:  My Favorite Murder, Crime Junkie, anything true crime
Favorite books: Homegoing, Educated, The Hunger Games series
My favorite causes:  Nashville Humane (any rescue really) and St. Jude’s
Why I work at PMG:  The culture here is great! The people are genuinely nice, helpful and passionate about the mission of our organizations.
Favorite Quote:   “Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Doing projects on my house, in the summer by the pool and in the fall watching football!

Katie LeJong

Katie LeJong

Meeting Operations Manager

Katie LeJong

Meeting Operations Manager

Katie LeJong

Meeting Operations Manager

Mount Juliet, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): 2 great parents, 2 awesome brothers, 1 wonderful husband (Mike), 2 sweet pups (Tex and Yogi)
Favorite Podcasts: Lore, S-Town, Serial, anything true crime!
Favorite Books: Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes, Harry Potter Series, Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult (Really anything by Jodi!)
Favorite Cause: The Elephant Sanctuary, Nashville Humane Society
Why I work at PMG: The people! We have the best team that puts their heart into everything they work on and are helping make a difference every day.
Favorite Quote: “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow” - Audrey Hepburn
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Fishing, gardening, painting, or cooking with my family!
Culture Index: Socializer - An individual who thrives in environments where they can build relationships. They are steady and enthusiastic.

"Katie brings event, team development, and marketing experience to PMG, with a focus on design and operationalizing projects with the meetings team. "

Kara Moeller

Kara Moeller

Meeting Content Manager

Kara Moeller

Meeting Content Manager

Kara Moeller

Meeting Content Manager

Chattanooga, TN ET

Family (with any number of legs): I have a dogter named Luna – mini husky
Favorite Podcasts: Invisibilia, Savvy Psychologist, Hostage, Up and Vanished, Brave Radio
Favorite Books: ‘Natural Bravery: Fear and Fearlessness As a Direct Path of Awakening’ by Gaylon Ferguson, ‘In Praise of Difficult Women: Life Lessons from 29 Heroines who Dared to Break the Rules’ by Karen Karbo, ‘Becoming’ by Michelle Obama, ‘An Unquiet Mind’ by Kay Redfield Jamison
My favorite cause: Alzheimer’s Association or The Nature Conservancy
Why I work at PMG: I am passionate about non-profits and helping to make a difference. The day-to-day challenges keeps me motivated and knowing that the scientific conferences we plan can bring light to new ways of bettering someone’s life brings me joy. Being surrounded by other like-minded coworkers makes for a great work environment. I am thankful for the opportunities given through this company and the travelling perks are an added bonus!
Favorite Quote: “We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.”
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Local coffee shop reading a book, taking Luna for a hike, travelling to new places, exploring Nashville or exercising!
Culture Index: Persuader - A proactive, outgoing and charismatic communicator who works at a fast pace and enjoys change.

"Kara brings a unique perspective to content and excels in situations that others would find tumultuous."

Eleanor Nelson

Eleanor Nelson

Meetings Manager

Eleanor Nelson

Meetings Manager

Eleanor Nelson

Meetings Manager

Family (with any number of legs):  Tira (Portuguese Water Dog)
Favorite podcast:  30 Animals that Made Us Smarter
Favorite books: Eat, Pray, Love
My favorite causes:  Girls on the Run
Why I work at PMG:  The most uplifting group of people I’ve ever worked with!
Favorite Quote:    “You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: On the water with my pup
One Sentence About Employee Strengths: Eager to add to my many years of experience with better ways to plan great meetings.

Kelly Phy, CMP

Kelly Phy, CMP

Sr. Meetings Manager

Kelly Phy, CMP

Sr. Meetings Manager

Kelly Phy, CMP

Sr. Meetings Manager

Dickson, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs):   Husband- Thomas, Son- Cantlon, 4-legged babies- Lois and Lola
Favorite Podcasts: Arm Chair Expert
Favorite Books:  Harry Potter Series
Favorite Cause:  Local Animal Shelter and Rescues
Why I work at PMG:  The people, both my coworkers and our members!
Favorite Quote:  “If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.” Henry David Thoreau
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Outdoors with my family
Culture Index: Coordinator - An optimistic individual with a persuasive communication style, this individual requires change and an orderly environment.

Sarah Steele

Sarah Steele

Meetings Manager

Sarah Steele

Meetings Manager

Sarah Steele

Meetings Manager

Nashville, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): My husband, Austin, and I have three fur children – two miniature Australian Shepherds (Kentucky and Silas) and a cat (Pocket).
Favorite podcast:  You’re Wrong About
Favorite books: Harry Potter Series
My favorite causes:  Hope for Fertility and Children’s Miracle Network
Why I work at PMG: I love bringing people together, and I’m passionate about PMG’s purpose to serve the medical community this way.
Favorite Quote:   “You didn’t come this far to only come this far.”
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends:  At the lake camping, traveling to new cities with my husband or just snuggling on the couch with our pets for movie night!
Culture Index: Architect - A proactive, assertive, take charge person who possesses the ability to think ahead and likes to move forward to attain goals.

Liz Sansom

Liz Sansom

Meetings Manager

Liz Sansom

Meetings Manager

Liz Sansom

Meetings Manager

Favorite podcast:  The Emily Show, Pod Save America
Favorite books: Outlander series, Jack Reacher series, almost any mystery/suspense
My favorite causes: The Empty Bowl Project, early childhood literacy, public television
Why I work at PMG: I enjoy setting the stage for our members to connect and share their expertise.
Favorite Quote: “Great stories happen to those who can tell them.” -Ira Glass
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: At my local yarn store, checking out a new band, camping, or traveling to new places.
One Sentence About Employee Strengths: Her wealth of experience with hospitality and event management makes Liz an excellent negotiator and problem-solver, especially when things don’t go according to plan.

Tori Swinehart

Tori Swinehart

Sr. Meetings Leader

Tori Swinehart

Sr. Meetings Leader

Tori Swinehart

Sr. Meetings Leader

Nashville, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): Parents, brother and sister-in-law and a niece and nephew - Wyatt and Jolene.
Favorite Books: Chronicles of Narnia, Harry Potter series, anything fiction.
Why I work at PMG: So I can contribute in whatever way I can to our clients’ missions.
Favorite Quote:  "The best is yet to come."
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Traveling, socializing, or ballroom dancing.
Culture Index: Coordinator - An optimistic individual with a persuasive communication style, this individual requires change and an orderly environment.

"Tori is an exceptional thinker and doer who excels in creative solutions and process development. "

Publications
Rhiannon Bugno

Rhiannon Bugno

SOBP - Managing Editor

Rhiannon Bugno

SOBP - Managing Editor

Rhiannon Bugno

SOBP - Managing Editor

Frisco, TX CT

Family (with any number of legs): A husband, Michael, and 3 cats, Finley, Aris, and Mira
Favorite Books: The Wise Heart by Jack Kornfield; also anything by Joe Hill or Stephen King
Favorite Cause: animal rescue!
Why I work at PMG: Because I enjoy my job of helping to advance science through scholarly publishing.
Favorite Quote:  “The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.” – Henry Miller
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Volunteering with my animal rescue group or playing games with family/friends.
Culture Index: Craftsman - A private individual who is detail-oriented and enjoys a consistent and harmonic environment.

"Rhiannon is an organized multitasker who can spot a misspelling a mile away and strives to be a supportive leader."

Rosa Garces

Rosa Garces

SOBP - Senior Publication Coordinator

Rosa Garces

SOBP - Senior Publication Coordinator

Rosa Garces

SOBP - Senior Publication Coordinator

Grapevine, TX CT

Family (with any number of legs): Alberto is my amazing husband, Rebecca is 9, Victoria is 6, and Ada is our puppy!
Favorite Podcasts: So many to name!! Podcasts: I love This American Life, Serial, The Moth, and Story Corps
Favorite Books: I love Nicholas Sparks Jodi Picoult, Mitch Albom, and Malcom Gladwell books!
Favorite Cause: PTA and Education
Why I work at PMG: We were given the opportunity to join the PMG family by SOBP. I have loved being part of a larger group!
Favorite Quote:  “Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they have the heart.”– Elizabeth Andrew
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Swim, Volleyball, Church, Brewery playing Trivia, and visiting with friends/family. I hope to add napping to this list!
Culture Index: Coordinator - An optimistic individual with a persuasive communication style.

"Rosa consistently lends her publishing expertise and dynamic organizational skills to her editorial team and is a superb resource to the journal editors and authors."

Lori Kunath

Lori Kunath

Editorial Assistant

Lori Kunath

Editorial Assistant

Lori Kunath

Editorial Assistant

Brentwood, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): Hank (husband), Quinn (17), Austin (14), Wesley (8), Lucy & Riley (pups)
Favorite Podcasts/Books:  Armchair Expert (Dax Shepard)
My favorite cause: Anything related to children (I’ve recently worked with St. Jude, TBCH, local schools, High Hopes).
Why I work at PMG: The fun, family atmosphere has always been a draw to this small company versus my previous work in large corporations.
Favorite Quote:  “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.”Bil Keane
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: On the soccer field sidelines, traveling, swimming or hiking.
Culture Index: Operator - An easy going individual who prefers stability, predictability and is systematic in their approach.

"Lori has years of experience in academic publishing, and is also a social media expert."

Ellen Roberts

Ellen Roberts

Editorial Coordinator

Ellen Roberts

Editorial Coordinator

Ellen Roberts

Editorial Coordinator

Brentwood, TN CT

Family (with any number of legs): Husband Anthony, sons Carson (19) and Jude (13), dog Prada, cat Moses
Favorite podcast:  Very Presidential
Favorite books: Historical Fiction
My favorite causes:  Graceworks Mobile Food Pantry, Pediatric Cancer Research
Why I work at PMG: Stimulating and interesting work. Innovative and supportive teamwork
Favorite Quote:   “To strive, to seek, to find and not to yield” Ulysses, Tennyson
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: Baseball fields

"Ellen is a critical thinker who enjoys advancing her knowledge base and learning new skills."

Kelly Schappert

Kelly Schappert

SOBP- Editorial Coordinator

Kelly Schappert

SOBP- Editorial Coordinator

Kelly Schappert

SOBP- Editorial Coordinator

Family: Kenny and our two boys, Tripp and Liam. We also have two dogs, Maverick and Rosie.
Favorite Podcasts/Books: Girl Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis, Brené Brown TED talks.
My favorite cause:  Anything that has to do with Autism awareness.
Why I work at PMG: I originally worked for SOBP and the opportunity became available to join the PMG team.  It was a great opportunity for us to join everyone at PMG and continue doing what we love.
Favorite Quote: “The only way that we can live is if we grow. The only way we can grow is if we change. The only way we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we are exposed is if we throw ourselves into the open.” — C. Joybell
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: You can find me with my family, going to the park or pool, depending on the weather.  We also enjoy going out to fun restaurants or grilling out at our house.
Culture Index: Socializer - An individual who thrives in environments where they can build relationships. They are steady and enthusiastic.

Glenda Stroud

Glenda Stroud

Editorial Coordinator

Glenda Stroud

Editorial Coordinator

Glenda Stroud

Editorial Coordinator

Frisco, TX CT

"Glenda is a highly dedicated, committed team player with a penchant for applying excellence in all aspects of journal operations."

Lori Stoltz

Lori Stoltz

Editorial Assistant

Lori Stoltz

Editorial Assistant

Lori Stoltz

Editorial Assistant

Nashville, TN CT 

Family: (with any number of legs):  I have 4 grown children and 8 grandchildren (Yes, I was a young mother. I live alone now, so enjoy them and get to love them up even when I don’t get to see them often. I also have my plants, which I do talk to. They are thriving well!)
Favorite podcast:  On Being with Krista Tippett/ The Hidden Brain with Shankar Vedantam/News from Lake Wobegon with Garrison Keillor (a Minnesota treasure).
Favorite books: biographies, historical fiction, historical non-fiction, poetry, short stories.
My favorite causes:  Anything children-related or education and literacy-related.
Why I work at PMG:  I really enjoy my SOBP/PMG team. I am impressed by such smart and dedicated colleagues.
Favorite Quote:    “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela
Where You Can Find Me on The Weekends: In my pajamas, reading, going out for walks, catching up with friends, writing, creating collages, painting.

"I am a curious person who loves learning, reading, and language arts/I am a word nerd (writing, editing, etc.)."